Dr. Samuel Tapper, MD

Dr. Samuel Tapper, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Samuel Tapper, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Stuart, FL. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 31 years.

2169 SE Ocean Blvd

Stuart, FL 34996

Contact Information

(772) 286-5501

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas


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Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Varicose Veins
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tapper "We want what is best for you. Be it medical or surgical or endovascular treatment, only a Board Certified vascular surgeon can offer you all the options. You will get an honest opinion from Dr. Tapper."


  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Vascular Sonography
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Venous and Lymphatic Medicine

Board Certifications

Dr. Tapper does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Poor Circulation
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Artery Stenosis (RAS)
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency


  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherectomy
  • Balloon Angioplasty
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovenous Ablation of Varicose Veins
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Renal Artery Angioplasty
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Sclerotherapy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Vanderbilt University
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Vanderbilt University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Vanderbilt University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Tapper has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Tapper has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tapper's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tapper to family and friends
based on 16 total reviews (7 with comments)
Dr. Tapper's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (7)
in Port Saint Lucie, FL |
I had varicose vein surgery today and couldn't be any happier.. haven't seen the results yet because I'm all bandaged up as I just came home but Dr Tapper and his staff were absolutely amazing.. so gentle so patient I could honestly say I didn't feel one thing...I was so nervous coming into the office today but they made me feel so comfortable...I told them I will be back next Friday for the other leg..lol.. cannot wait to see the results...im so glad i found Dt. Tapper and his staff..
Port saint Lucie, fl |
Only see this Dr if you are superficial and do not need real help with a medical condition that may threaten your health. Also, make sure you have plenty of money. He will make appointments to just talk about what he may or may not do and nickel and dime you. If you bring a friend or family member he will try and sell them on something too. Be warned. The office people are snooty and come off like they couldn't care less about you. They need training in people skills as well as the Dr.
in Port Saint Lucie, FL |
Dr. Tapper is a excellent Vascular Surgeon. He really takes the time to understand his patients conditions, and makes you feel very comfortable. Likewise all his staff.
in Stuart, FL |
I made an appt for 2nd opinion , my 95 yrold mother was told her leg needed to be amputated. On the day of the appt I called & was told it was cancelled,no authorization, then 5min laterwas told they did get it, but her appt was cancelled, I went through many hours of trying to get another opinion, only to end up with a bill for a transportation bus I now didn't need. But also critical time wasted and no opinion. Their incompetence cost my mother the need for another opinion, I could of got.c
Jensen Beach, FL |
Came to Dr. Tapper's office for varicose vein treatment. Wait time is usually less than 10 minutes. He explains information well and is kind and courteous. The results were even better than expected. The procedure was painless. I didnt even experience any pain that they said I might have. No complications!!
Palm City, FL |
Dr Tapper, is the best!! My husband had a blockage in his foot and he came in on his day off to do the surgery needed. Dr Tapper, is a caring Doctor and still has a passion for medicine.
in Stuart, FL |
I've been reading articles by a Dr in PBG who stressed not to ignore leg pain & swelling. I called to make an appt with Dr Tapper. I was asked why & tried to explain leg pain,was cut off & asked if veins were protruding or spider veins. I said I have some spider veins but before I could finish I was cut off again, told no need to see Dr, my ins didn't cover it, it was $300 for 30 min. I again tried to explain the pain & wish to see Doc. NOPE! Non-M.D. phone diagnosis? To PBG Doc I go!
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Hospitals where Dr. Tapper has admitting privileges

Martin Medical Center
200 SE Hospital Ave
Stuart, FL 34994
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